Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Handgun; .357 caliber
Offender: Sentenced to life
Detective Noel McGuire was shot and killed while working a vice detail.
He had stopped a suspicious vehicle and questioned the suspects. As he returned to his cruiser one of the suspects shot him in the back. He was able to call for help on his radio. Unbeknownst to him, the suspects had just committed an armed robbery in a neighboring county. Both suspects were arrested a few hours later in Oklahoma by state police officers.
The 15-year-old shooter and his 16-year-old accomplice were convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
Detective McGuire had served with the Little Rock Police Department for five years. He survived by his parents.